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The Death of 1-on-1 Training

Over five years ago, when I opened Hustle Fitness, I was doing mostly one-on-one training. I quickly made the switch to semi-private training sessions (4-1 ratio with custom workouts) and small group class training (boot camp style where everyone does the same workout). I wasn’t sure how this would work when implementing these protocols, as some people don’t do well with change. I was shocked when I saw that not only did members’ results improve but also they were having ...
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3 Ways To Be a Better Runner

Here it is Chicago—the Thaw! Winter is finally over (we hope) and summer is here. The warmer weather brings a lot of cool things to our great city: summer concerts, beer gardens, outdoor brunch spots, and the beginning of race season. If you haven’t noticed the increase in runners on the sidewalks and lakefront path you may still be hibernating yourself. This time of year I usually get a lot of new people interested in training for summer races and ...
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Non Negotiable

It is important to have a clear, specific, measurable goal. Such as: I will lose 15 pounds in the next 3 months. It is equally important to have process goals to go along with this. Such as: I will prep my meals each day; I will workout 3-5 days a week; I will drink 2-3 liters of water a day. We talk a lot about process goals to help us achieve our outcome goal. Whether the outcome is losing weight, achieving ...
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Look Like a Lady, Lift Like a Man

Be the Best YOU that You Can BE I had two goals in mind when writing this blog. First, I wanted to dispel the myth/idealized concept that women should or need to look a certain way to feel attractive and confident. I also wanted to shed some light on how the right workout truly can help women look and feel better. I had a conversation with a member this morning and she told me she has no desire to look like the ...
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